Orange County Community College

Orange County Community College

Orange County Community College, also known as SUNY Orange or OCCC, is a SUNY associated, two-year college located in Middletown, New York, United States. The college was founded in 1950. OCCC was the first community college to plan and co-sponsor with the local chambers of commerce, a business institute in 1982. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

SUNY Orange's athletic department fields several men's and women's sports teams including volleyball, basketball, softball, and tennis. The sports teams are nicknamed the Colts and they compete in the Mid-Hudson Conference. The college is home to several student clubs and organizations including the Anime Club, Martial Arts Club, Little India, and Masters of the Elements.

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Orange County Community College
115 South St
Middletown , NY 10940
General Phone: (845) 344-6222

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Orange County Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts254liberal arts and sciences, humanities, liberal arts and humanities
Nursing and Emergency Medicine107registered nursing
Business and Management85business management, accounting technology, merchandising and sales
Security and Law Enforcement54criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police
Medical Support and Technology35dental hygienist, radiation therapist, medical lab tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy24occupational therapist assistant, rehabilitation
Engineering Technician22architectural engineering tech, electronics tech
Therapy and Counseling19physical therapist assistant
Computer Science and Engineering14computer and info science, information science
Education and Teaching10teacher aide
Family and Social Work8child care management
Office and Administration6administrative assistant
Media6printing equipment operation
Medical Administration4medical office management
Music3music performance

Number of programs and degrees for Orange County Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree65525
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years123

Orange County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Orange County Community College had a total enrollment of 6,602 students (4,284 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 65%
Black 10%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 10%
18-19 32%
20-21 19%
22-24 12%
25-29 9%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York97%
(International Students)1%
State unknown1%

Orange County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 38 %

Orange County Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Middletown, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Orange County Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,648
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,948
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Orange County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 287600)

Orange County Community College Faculty

Orange County Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track821
Non-tenured and not on tenure track24

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year19$81,87318$80,216
Associate professoracademic year14$65,92415$67,210
Assistant professoracademic year13$56,35426$55,089
Instructoracademic year12$47,37624$45,384
All faculty totalacademic year58$65,16683$59,922

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Orange County Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports066

Orange County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
General Merchandising/Sales/Related Marketing Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Liberal Arts
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist

Music Performance, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Orange County Community College Apart:

% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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Top 7%Orange County Community College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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Top 12%Orange County Community College Number of students
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 17%Orange County Community College % of degrees in liberal arts

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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